Rice Bran oil is regarded as one of the best edible oils in the world. Japanese people who are always honored for their holistic lifestyle find it almost impossible to shift to some other oil. Fresh news proclaims that the Japanese people including the magnanimous cities like Kyoto, Tokyo, Yokohama, etc consume 80,000 tons of oil every year.
To be honest, Japanese food is as inviting to the eyes as it is, in the same way, appealing to the taste buds. The distinguished flavors and sprightly fresh ingredients make Japanese cuisine a memorable experience for not only the tourists but locals alike. But let’s get this straight that you don’t have to travel all the way to Japan as you can get the benefits of rice bran oil here itself at your own homeland with Indian as well as international culinary recipes.
Likewise, we can offer you a list of impressive recipes which are worth every diner’s choice.
1. Salad with Rice Bran Oil
Let us begin the cooking oil recipes with something healthy and worthwhile. Especially after the passing of the pandemic panorama, the doctors and the nutritionists are suggesting green and leafy vegetables as much as possible! You might ask why and we can reply to you that the rice bran edible oil has no trans fat and it is totally natural. Another important fact is that It leaves no oily residue or aftertaste and it’s perfectly amazing if you have it with the Salad recipes.
Lettuce Salad Recipe
Lettuce, similar to cabbage, is a powerhouse of Vitamin K which is immensely important for bone growth. You would need simple ingredients like
1 full lettuce, Juice from half a lemon,1 garlic, a few cloves, 1 tsp sugar, 1/4 cup Rice Bran Oil,
Salt & ground paper, “ Swad Anusara”!
The preparation is quite simple, you need to mix the sugar and lemon juice till it dissolves making a salty preparation. Likewise, add the rest of the Garlic, pepper, salt, and oil, etc. Using a small whisker to mix all the ingredients and pour over the fresh lettuce salad.
2. A Hatke Khichdi Recipe
Please don’t have this misconception that Khichdi is only good for us when we are feeling under weather. Khichdi is a South Asian recipe that is made of rice and lentils, but other varieties of provisions include Bajra and Moong Dal khichdi. In Fact, it is a Durga Puja food delight also known as “Bhog Khichdi”. The preparation is very simple yet there are things without which you cannot do like;
Basmati Rice- 1 cup, Split Green Mung-1 cup, Water-6 cups, Onion- 1 cup-finely chopped, Tomato- 1/2 cup-finely chopped, Kale, Spinach, any green leaves like Fenugreek leaves- 3 cups finely chopped, edible oil- 1 Tbsp + 1.5 tsp, Cumin seeds- 1 tsp + 1/2 tsp, Cloves-2, Slit Green chili-1, Dry red chili-4, Turmeric-1/4 heaped tsp, Mustard seeds- 1 tsp, Curry leaves-2 sprigs, Hing aka Asafoetida-1/8 tsp and a little Salt for a commendable taste.
In order to prepare Khichdi, you need to soak the rice until it softens a bit and add the above-mentioned 1 Tbsp of cooking oil, heat it up, add 1 tsp of the cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, once they brown, add onions in, fry until they turn translucent. Cook with a pressure cooker and take about 5 minutes and the rest will be served hot and with White coconut chutney!
3. Fish Curry with Rice Bran Oil
Let’s invest our hands into some of the spiciest recipes of India which are celebrated worldwide. In order to prepare the Fish-curry recipe, you have to know which fish is good for Curry? There are a diversity of fishes in India that are used for preparing fish curry. Let me tell you about a simple, flavorful, and delicious fish recipe. This recipe can be easily prepared with a gentle oil as it is much helpful in enhancing the immune system. The key benefits of Antioxidants improve stamina by fighting diseases that harm the immune system.
The recipe will taste surprisingly solid with a bowl full of rice! A fish preparation will need a bunch of kitchen-friendly things. After all, Durga Puja is heading and fish curry with steamed rice is a fabulous Durga Puja delight.
You would need about 1 1/2 inches tamarind, 3 tbsps of the Jeevan Rekha Rice Bran Oil, 1 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi), 10 cloves garlic, 10-15 shallots steamed fish peeled and halved, 1 tbsp chili powder, Kashmiri powder for instance! 2 tbsp coriander powder, 1 tsp turmeric powder, 10 -15 curry leaves, 1 tomato medium chopped, 500 gms Kingfish seer or sliced into a taste of salt.
Preparing a paste is very crucial for a fish curry recipe by grinding all the ingredients mentioned above. Don’t let it go dry and use little water but keep it to the minimum dryness. Eventually, heat the oil till it is just below smoking hot. Add some fenugreek seeds and fry them till they start changing color to a better one. Add a few garlic and shallots. Fry them for about 3-4 minutes. At this point add paste & mix it well and fry it for about 5 minutes or so.
4. Murmura Poha Recipe
Poha recipe is an all-time favored breakfast recipe that is easy to prepare and can be diced with different experimentation. Poha is also known as puffed rice and is extremely low in calories when associated with other ready-to-eat cereals. In any case, if you are trying to shed some weight with healthy longevity then please go for it.
To prepare the Murmura Poha recipe you would be needing these simple ingredients like 4 Cup Murmura, 1 Tomato Medium size Finely Chopped, 1 Onion Medium size Finely Chopped
1 tbsp Oil, 1 tbsp Peanuts, 1/4 tsp Asafoetida (Hing), 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder, 1/2 tbsp Red Chili Powder, 1 tbsp Lemon juice, 1-2 Green chili Sliced, 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds, 8-10 Curry leaves, 1/2 tsp Chaat masala, 1 tbsp Coriander and last but not the least Salt!
Take a frying pan and add some rice bran edible oil and heat it on low flame. Make sure you wash the puffed rice but don’t overdo it and let it dry. Proceed by adding the cumin seeds, Asafoetida, green chilies, and curry leaves. Likewise, saute it for 15-20 seconds. Add the chopped onions and add a few peanuts to make the recipe taste even better till the peanuts turn dark black. Finalize by adding the spices and salt and serve it hot with a tight lemon squeeze!
Imagine yourself, zoning by the refrigerator for a quick recipe at a tedious working hour or venture yourself into a small party with near and dear ones all over!!! What’s the first thing that comes into your mind?? Food, yes the only sustainer of your life that enhances your mental as well as physical health; however, mere eating for eating’s sake is not enough! You ought to eat what’s healthy and what’s worth your taste buds!